Rare Use of KATA in Academic Setting Benefitting Baptist Health Sciences University

You never know where you’ll find a KATA board—in this case, helping the staff of Baptist Health Sciences University improve processes related to student retention…

TWI Improves Emergency Department Flow at NEA Baptist

Nobody likes to wait, and thanks to successful Training within Industry (TWI) deployment at NEA Baptist, patients in the Emergency department rarely have to. In January…

Baptist Cancer Center Using KATA to Improve Access and Care

From increasing clinical trial access to improving lung cancer surgeries, Baptist Cancer Center’s KATA work within Baptist Management Systems (BMS) drives ongoing success. NCORP (NCI…

KATAs Helping Baptist Booneville Raise Satisfaction Scores

Achieving high patient satisfaction scores is especially prudent when patients are also friends, family and neighbors—as is the case at Baptist Booneville. “Because we are…

Baptist Memphis Connects KATA Boards Across Departments for Better Strategy

What if you tied all your KATA boards together across multiple departments and disciplines so that each board was directed toward a common strategic goal? …

KATA ‘Dream Team’ Leading Baptist Golden Triangle to Lower Pneumonia Admission Rate

You’ve heard of dream teams. You’ve seen television shows with ninja squads going on the most difficult assignments. Here’s your opportunity to hear about a…

Baptist Restorative Care Achieves Goals Through KATA, Looks to Future

For Baptist Restorative Care Hospital CEO Janice Hill and her team, working KATA boards not only has helped them achieve positive results now, it’s given…

BMG KATA Leads to Improved Patient Experience in Person and By Phone

Baptist Medical Group (BMG) Executive Director of Operations Sean Nelson talks about how the team at BMG-Finn Internal Medicine improved patient experience scores working with…

Baptist Golden Triangle’s KATA led to decreased CAUTI rates

When the critical care unit team at Baptist Golden Triangle embarked on a KATA in May 2016, like other Baptist hospitals, their focus centered on…

Baptist North Mississippi sets new success rate for starting IVs

In May 2016, Baptist North Mississippi Chief Nursing Officer Mark Ottens found himself tasked with a KATA to improve Training Within Industry (TWI) practices. “Thinking…